Bryam McQueen

1831–
Lincoln, Missouri, United States

The Life of Bryam

When Bryam McQueen was born in 1831, in Lincoln, Missouri, United States, his father, John A L McQueen, was 44 and his mother, Clarissa Byram, was 39. He lived in Montrose, Lee, Iowa Territory, United States in 1850 and Atchison, Kansas, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

John A L McQueen
1787–1845
Clarissa Byram
1792–1831
William Bell McQueen
1812–1875
Caroline A McQueen
1824–1906
Eilzabeth Ann McQueen
1828–1850
Susan P Mc Queen
1814–1904
Thomas M McQueen
1817–1847
Alford I McQueen
1819–
Joshua Leonard Mcqueen
1821–1896
Mary Frances McQueen
1825–1913
Bryam McQueen
1831–

Parents and Siblings

    John A L McQueen

    Male1787–1845Male

    Female1792–1831Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1831 · Dedication of Jackson County

Age 0

In August 1831, Latter-day Saint Sidney Rigdon dedicated Jackson County, Missouri, for the gathering place of Zion.
1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 1

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1862 · Kansas Agricultural Society

Age 31

"The Kansas Agricultural Society was formed on March 5, 1862. The society encouraged farmers to grow winter wheat which created the nickname """"bread basket of the world."

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Shuibhne ‘son of Suibhne’ a byname meaning ‘pleasant’. Compare McSweeney . This name was also used as a Gaelic equivalent of the Old Norse byname Sveinn ( see Swain ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • A B Mc Queen in household of H F Gill, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Byram Mc Queen in household of John Mc Queen, "United States Census, 1850"

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